Digital Desk, Hyderabad. The Telangana delegation met the heads of several French business houses in Paris on Friday. The delegation was led by Telangana Industries and Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao did it. On the second day of their business visit to France, the delegation held a meeting with Geraldine Lemle, Deputy CEO of the Movement for French Enterprises (MEDEF). During this, KTR said that the state of Telangana will provide excellent collaboration opportunities for French SMEs.
MEDEF is the largest employee federation in France. It is the leading network of entrepreneurs in France, with more than 95 percent of MEDEF-related businesses being SMEs. According to the minister’s office in Hyderabad, he spoke about Telangana’s recent success in foodgrain, meat, milk and fish production. This, he said, opened up many opportunities for food processing companies. Later, the Minister visited Station F, the world’s largest incubator complex located in Paris. He interacted with the Station F team. Station F is a unique campus and community in the heart of Paris, home to 1,000 start-ups. Originally a railway depot, the facility has been remodeled to convert it into an incubator.
The delegation held a meeting with Augustin de Romanet, President and CEO of ADP. ADP has recently invested in Hyderabad Airport. KTR said the aviation sector in India is at a rapid growth stage and the industry is poised to scale new heights as restrictions related to the pandemic are eased. The minister also said that Hyderabad is home to several leading global aerospace companies. There is a need to train and supply quality manpower for the aerospace sector. KTR also met with Sanofi’s Head of International Operations Fabrice Baschiera and Isabel Deschamps, Head of Global Vaccines Public Affairs. Sanofi will soon start production of the six-in-one vaccine from its Hyderabad facility. The Telangana delegation included Principal Secretary Jayesh Ranjan, Aerospace and Defense Director Praveen and Digital Media Director Dilip Konatham.